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with president obama in newtown for an evening brother vigil. he'll meet with the family0s of the shooting victims. investigators are still trying to find out what prompted 20-year-old adam lanza to shoot his mother multiple times in the face before continuing his killing spree at sandy hookletly that only end when he shot himself in the head. now the town is working to have the youngest survivors not have their lives impacted. >> the policeman told us to close our eyes. and just go out. >> told to us close our eyes because the man was probably dead right there. reporter: a nearby up to is helping by offering up a school that is silting empty to the children of sandy hook. the idea when they go back to school, they don't have to do it in a building struck by tragedy. >> ama: the community has been shaken by this tragedy, and it's not just those directly affected in the shooting. laura an happy to is live from sandy hook with reaction from folks in town. laura? reporter: this is a very tight-knit small community, a village. today it was filled with people and cars from all over the area. bu
strength of those affected and it's no different in newtown, connecticut. abc 7 news shows us how the town pulled together as it seeks a return to normalcy. >> this is our american family here. you know? this is part of us. >> a wealthy donor is sending a truck load of toys for the kids in newtown, just in time for christmas. a family bought copy -- coffee for the mourners at the general store. a tremendous outpouring of love and support is giving comfort to the community. they know hard work ahead is for them alone. that the healing truly begins at home. >> that is why people are looking to do to lift each other, anyway they can. >> it's a way of doing what we have to do to help one another. >> thisédxy man made crosses. >> nobody can stop the pain of what the people kboring true. and this is not for me, but himt. >> just adorable, happy, funn funny... >> the owner of a sandy hook hair salon is planning a cut athon to raise money for the families of the victim autos we want to do anything we can to help. we're here for anyone f you need anything just come n we're here for you. >> local h
times in the community that is just starting to heal. >> newtown is forever changed. and we cames a community that, is who we are. we're here for the pintos. >> we're back live, you can see outpouring of emotions. and support for this community. folks here coming all day all night, and a stream of cars here since we've been here. to give you a perspective, again this is the center of town. looking up street we're showing you there is÷19z a linf police. that is the street that is where this school is located. you can see they have police here and a line of columns going up the street. they're allowing the public to walk up to the area there. the fire house where the kids ran to is that another large public memorial. tonight how a california family reached all the wayqgme=t here to pay their respects and give some support to this community, again, tonight at 6:00. live in sandy hook, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> well, there will be a memorial for the victims of the tragedy tonight here in the bay area on the peninsula. a service of remembrance getting underway in burlingame. this
of john ceiling. he's a karate instructor and n.palo alto who grew up in newtown. >> people ask where are you from? i say a small town in connecticut. you won't know it. nothing ever happens there. and pretty much nothing ever did. so this was a shock. >> john is giving participants in4=ñ his charity kickathon the option of donating money to a united way fund set up for families who lost loved ones in the school shooting. >> this is a terrible tragedy. >> john and erin rep thousand who's are doing whatever they can to acknowledge their pain and help a community hell heal from the unthinkable. >> just touches my heart. there is so many that were affected by this. hopefully, this does send a piece of my heart to them. >> john is not sure how much money the charity kickathons will raise but if you would like to donate to this same fund, just go go to our web site and click see it on tv. abc 7 news. >> thank you a candle light vigil will be held tonight from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. in pleasanton that. is a 3400 dennis drive. we'll have live coverage on abc 7 news at 6:00. and please, stay w
of the blue. >> bells tolled aross the country today in tribute to victims of newtown, connecticut. bells followed a moment of silence at 9:30 eastern time. the gunman, adam lanza began a rampage. 26 people killed, 20 just children. president obama honored a moment of silence after releasing a tweet saying quote, 20 beautiful children and six remarkable adults together we'll carry on and make our country worthy of their memory. >> the national rifle association chose this date to break silence on the connecticut school massacre. the chief expressed condolences to families and then offered his organization's solution to preventing another tragedy like this. and that is to put an armed officer in every school. and he went on to blame gun violence on video games and news media. protestors interrupted him twice before they were hauled away. >> in the bay area, tightening sek -- security in schools is easier said than done. abc 7 news explains the challenges had keeping intruders out. >> most uneasy with the i'd yz of guns at school. >> guns at schools bother me. >> but that is what nra is í
headquarters nick smith abc 7 news. >> grief continues to grip newtown, connecticut. a procession of funerals reminds family, friends and neighbors of the tragedy that 7eá?ok place there a week ago, tomorrow, the services took place in new york. the emotional wake is shared around country. visitors are offering their support. >> there is no reason for a coffin that small, realy. i think that... have you to just come, say goodbye. >> the governor called for a moment of silence tomorrow at 6:30 in the morning our time, one week after the shooting. gf brown is calling fon all californians to join in that moment of silence. and we'll be streaming that special report live for you at abc 7 news.com. >> join us for that. san francisco mayor ed lee is throwing his support behind two measures designed to tighten san francisco's gun laws. the first banning certain types of ann ammunition. the second would require stores to report to police any ammunition sale of 500 rounds or more saying it's not only inspired by the massacre in connecticut but deadly gun violence happening san francisco. >> assault w
at the elementary school from newtown, connecticut where today a nightmare unfolded. a gunman killing 20 small children, teachers scrambling to save them. the shooter, 20 years old, also amonged dead. his mother. we are here with teachers, the students who made it out, and the parents who tell us about the moment when they learned their child had survived. >> tears come to your eyes immediately when you know your child is okay. >> inside the school, stories of
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